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Wednesday, July 25, 2018
Priscilla cargo ship aground
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Salvors Re-Float M/V Priscilla from Scotland’s Pentland Skerries -Update

Update: The MV Priscilla was successfully re-floated Wednesday night at around 9 p.m., the Maritime Coastguard Agency said. Following an inspection, permission

July 25, 2018
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Monday, July 23, 2018
Salvage Plan Approved for Cargo Ship Aground on Pentland Skerries
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Salvage Plan Approved for Cargo Ship Aground on Pentland Skerries

Officials in the U.K. have approved the salvage plan for the cargo ship M/V Priscilla which remains hard aground on the Pentland Skerries off the coast of

July 23, 2018
Total Views: 177

Saturday, July 14, 2018
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Four Rescued, Two Missing After Boat Collides with Oyster Barge and Tug in Virginia

The U.S. Coast Guard and other state and local agencies are searching for two people missing after their recreational boat, with six people

July 14, 2018
Total Views: 47

Thursday, July 12, 2018
kea trader grounding
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PHOTOS: One Year After Grounding, Kea Trader Salvage Continues in South Pacific

It’s been one year now since the 2,194 TEU capacity containership Kea Trader ran aground on a reef in the South Pacific, setting off one of the more

July 12, 2018
Total Views: 650

Thursday, July 5, 2018
Burning Container Ship Grounds, Partially Sinks Off India
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Burning Container Ship Grounds, Partially Sinks Off India

Things are not looking up for an Indian containership which suffered an explosion and fire more than three weeks ago in the Bay of Bengal off the east coast

July 5, 2018
Total Views: 142

Thursday, June 21, 2018
MAIB: Drunk Master Left Bridge Before Grounding
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MAIB: Drunk Master Left Bridge Before Grounding

The master of a Netherlands-registered cargo ship was drinking prior to when his vessel ran aground in Northern Ireland last October, the UK Marine Accident

June 21, 2018
Total Views: 250

Thursday, June 7, 2018
Man Rescued After Falling Overboard from Containership Off Port Everglades, Florida
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Man Rescued After Falling Overboard from Containership Off Port Everglades, Florida

This guy is lucky to be alive… The U.S. Coast Guard rescued a 25-year-old Filipino man from the water about 5 miles east of Port Everglades, Florida on

June 7, 2018
Total Views: 113

Wednesday, June 6, 2018
NTSB Cites Poor Safety Culture in Caribbean Fantasy Fire Investigation
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NTSB Cites Poor Safety Culture in Caribbean Fantasy Fire Investigation

“The Caribbean Fantasy had been detained 3 times in the years immediately before the fire, yet no red flags went up,” commented NTSB Chairman

June 6, 2018
Total Views: 287

Friday, May 25, 2018
stern of the El Faro as seen from underwater ROV
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NTSB Breaks Down El Faro Findings in Must-Read Illustrated Digest

The National Transportation Safety Board has released 16-page illustrated digest summarizing in detail the critical events and decisions that led to the

May 25, 2018
Total Views: 591

Thursday, May 10, 2018
MAIB Investigation Report: Cargo Ship ‘Islay Trader’ Grounded After Dragging Anchor
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MAIB Investigation Report: Cargo Ship ‘Islay Trader’ Grounded After Dragging Anchor

The UK Marine Accident Investigation Branch (MAIB) has released its report on the investigation into last year’s grounding of the general cargo ship

May 10, 2018
Total Views: 205

Thursday, May 3, 2018
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Pilot, Master Miscommunication Led to Cruise Ship Grounding in New Zealand

On January 27, 2016, the Maltese-flagged passenger ship Azamara Quest, with a pilon on board, was en route to the port of Picton in New Zealand’s Marlborough

May 3, 2018
Total Views: 171

Friday, April 27, 2018
MAIB: Pilots’ ‘Very Limited Local Knowledge’ Led to Bulker’s Groundings in UAE
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MAIB: Pilots’ ‘Very Limited Local Knowledge’ Led to Bulker’s Groundings in UAE

The UK Marine Accident Investigation Branch has released its report into the groundings of the UK registered bulk carrier Umm Al Qaywayn, United Arab Emirates.

April 27, 2018
Total Views: 76

Friday, March 23, 2018
Ardent Partnership Creates New Salvage Leader in Eastern Mediterranean
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Ardent Partnership Creates New Salvage Leader in Eastern Mediterranean

Global maritime salvage company Ardent has teamed up with one of Greece’s largest providers of tugs and a leading expert in pollution control in the

March 23, 2018
Total Views: 94

Thursday, March 22, 2018
Two Days After Collision, Capsized Cargo Ship Arrives Pier Side in Le Havre
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Two Days After Collision, Capsized Cargo Ship Arrives Pier Side in Le Havre

The wreck of the cargo ship Britannica HAV has been tied to a dock at the port of Le Havre now two days after the ship capsized after a

March 22, 2018
Total Views: 264

Wednesday, March 21, 2018
britannica hav wreck under tow
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Capsized Cargo Ship Under Tow to Port of Le Havre

Update: Authorities in France have granted a place a refuge for the wreck of the Britannica HAV at the port of Le Havre. The wreck is currently under tow

March 21, 2018
Total Views: 120

Tuesday, March 13, 2018
Spanish Cargo Ship Aground Near Port of Lisbon
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Spanish Cargo Ship Aground Near Port of Lisbon

A Spanish cargo ship has been stranded at the mouth of Portugal’s Tagus River for more than a week after she ran aground while departing the port of

March 13, 2018
Total Views: 59

Monday, March 12, 2018
Photos: The Worst Containership Disasters in Recent History
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Photos: The Worst Containership Disasters in Recent History

Each year, more than 100 million containers are shipped across the globe on containerships that can now stretch the length of three soccer fields or

March 12, 2018
Total Views: 24816

kea trader salvage
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Kea Trader Wreck Hit by Two Cyclones, Causing Shift on Reef

Two powerful cyclones within a month have caused the further deterioration of the wreck of the wreck of the Kea Trader off New Caledonia in the South Pacific,

March 12, 2018
Total Views: 149

Wednesday, February 7, 2018
EL FARO NTSB Board Meeting
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NTSB Releases El Faro Investigation Final Report

The U.S. National Transportation Safety Board has released its final report on its investigation into the sinking of the American cargo ship SS El Faro on

February 7, 2018
Total Views: 1593

Tuesday, January 30, 2018
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American Salvage Association Holds the Most Successful Annual General Meeting in its History

First Woman Elected to Leadership Committee The American Salvage Association hosted their Annual General Meeting (AGM) this past November 28th at the New

January 30, 2018
Total Views: 92
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